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They saved my life… again

Mrs Bodill is a familiar and friendly face at Mediclinic Milnerton. At 78 years old, it may not be surprising that she has been admitted on a few previous occasions.


When birthdays happen in isolation – a birthday wish followed by discharge!

Mediclinic Constantiaberg has recently bid a fond farewell to a patient in their isolation unit. Mr Haywood, 74, was a patient for a short while after having travelled to visit his daughter and her family in the UK, contracting the coronavirus during his short trip.


Celebrating a COVID-19 recovery

Recently, Mediclinic Victoria saw their first COVID-19 recovery and patient discharged from the hospital, fully recovered from the virus.


First set of quadruplets born at Mediclinic Midstream

A couple hoping for four children one day had their dreams come true – all on one day!


Cayden Pillay: the newborn who beat the odds

Foetoscopic surgery for spina bifida is not a cure. But that prenatal repair greatly reduces the need to divert spinal fluid from the brain and can improve mobility and the possibility that a child will be able to walk independently.


Neonate undergoes peri-umbilical surgery to repair bowel

It is well accepted that minimal invasive surgery is considered to be superior to open surgery, especially when it comes to decreased post-operative pain, quicker post-operative recovery, shorter hospital stay


Common questions about breast reconstruction after breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women worldwide. We spoke to Dr Frank Graewe, plastic and reconstructive surgeon based at Mediclinic Louis Leipoldt to look at some of


Tackling the crisis of organ donation in SA

The innovative Wits Transplant Procurement Model shows promise in increasing deceased organ donor numbers in South Africa. Only 0.2% of South Africans are registered organ donors, according to statistics collected


A new solution to managing chronic pain offers long-term relief

Pain is a daily challenge that many people have to contend with. When it is a chronic condition, this can drastically affect the patient’s quality of life. Dr Andries Oberholzer


Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg brings expert care to rural communities

Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg takes a bold new step in public-private partnership. When Mediclinic first embarked on an ambitious partnership with local provincial hospitals to provide pro bono surgeries for patients on